Texas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Kleberg, Nueces, and San Patricio counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be […]

Kentucky: Assessing Wheat Freeze May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
It has been about eight days since the May8/9 freeze occurred. This is about the minimal time needed to begin seeing initial freeze damage. At this point, a fairly accurate […]

California: Pistachio Tasklist for 2020 May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
I think Kevin Day best described the arrested canopy development of many young pistachio orchards by the term, “False Spring.” Craig Kallsen’s excellent and recent newsletter also provided data and […]

Illinois: Getting Through a Late Frost with Corn and Soybeans May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
Temperatures over most of Illinois dropped to the upper 20s or low 30s on Saturday morning, May 9. This resulted in damage or even death to emerged and emerging corn […]

AgFax Weekend: Farmland Values Steady | Corps Sued Over River Management May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Farmland Values Steady | Corps Sued Over River Management | and more.

Michigan: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Freeze May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Michigan counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Chippewa, Luce, and Mackinac counties who suffered losses due to excessive snow, freeze, and high […]

South Dakota: 17 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Floods May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 17 South Dakota counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Aurora, Bon Homme, Brookings, Brown, Brule, Charles Mix, Clay, Davison, Douglas, Gregory, Hanson, Hutchison, […]

Florida: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Florida counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Franklin, Jefferson, Taylor, and Wakulla counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought may […]

Indiana: First Comes Frost, Then Comes Blight May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
While corn planting progress is way ahead of the miserable 2019 planting season, Indiana’s corn crop has already experienced more than its fair share of misery. Most of April and […]

Pennsylvania: The Risk for Chilling Injury in Corn and Soybeans May 15, 2020

🕔May 15, 2020
The general consensus is that for proper germination of corn and soybean seeds, we should have a minimum soil temperature of 50 degrees Fahrenheit. But what happens when we plant […]

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